Thursday, March 17, 2016

Perspectives From A Railway Carriage

I went to Bradford today and for reasons too boring to mention I came back on the train rather than the bus. I have been travelling to and from Bradford most of my life but it has usually been by bus or car and - whilst I am familiar with every hill and every valley, every mill and every terraced house - it was strange, indeed fascinating, seeing things from a new perspective. I took this photograph out of the carriage window as the train was leaving Halifax Station. From whichever perspective it is West Yorkshire, from whichever perspective it is home.


  1. Yorkshire is not my home but it is where I was born. It is fun seeing familiar things from a different perspective.

  2. It would give a new whole set of views rather than being on the road. It was a good shot that you caught.


The Crown, The Bull, And The Griffin

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